Martyn Howells
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TVNZ OnDemand app on android.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Martyn Howells Jun 23. 1 Reply

I have installed the app on my Samsung S9+ smartphone. Most of the progs. I click on don't play. Am I missing something?Oops, that's inviting critiques of the material. I mean is there some other…Continue

On Demand using Chromecast.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Martyn Howells Jul 5. 3 Replies

I don't have a smart tv so I watch on demand using my laptop via GoogleChrome and Chromecasting to my tv. There is a noticeable difference between the technical quality of Freeview Ondemand and the…Continue

Searching for what's available.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Trisquel Whare Mar 6. 1 Reply

Hi I watch On Demand via my laptop and Chromecast. What is the easiest way to search for programmes given that I'm not using the app. or a smart tv.?Tia   MartynContinue

 

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Martyn Howells replied to Martyn Howells's discussion On Demand using Chromecast.
"UPDATE: I have replaced my smartphone (4 years old) and using my Samsung S9+ to cast TVNZ OnDemand I get much smoother viewing than using my laptop."
Jul 5
Martyn Howells replied to DLRiver's discussion LG unable to play TV on Demand
"Probably coming into this topic much too late in the day. I notice that there have been 118 views so why didn't anyone suggest recruiting the help of a friend with a mobile phone. You would only need them to do the initial setup (and maybe…"
Jun 24
Martyn Howells replied to Martyn Howells's discussion TVNZ OnDemand app on android.
"Solved. I was clicking too hard. Odd that the only control is Pause/Start, no progress bar at the bottom so no way to go back if you miss something."
Jun 23
Martyn Howells posted a discussion

TVNZ OnDemand app on android.

I have installed the app on my Samsung S9+ smartphone. Most of the progs. I click on don't play. Am I missing something?Oops, that's inviting critiques of the material. I mean is there some other step I have to take in order to initiate the streaming?See More
Jun 22
Martyn Howells replied to Martyn Howells's discussion On Demand using Chromecast.
"The glitching I get casting NZ Freeview Ondemand is far worse than that from other internet sources, most of which runs pretty smoothly. My laptop is a couple of years old. Incidentally, I'm successfully using Chromecast with a VPN, something…"
Jun 5
Josh ✔️ replied to Martyn Howells's discussion On Demand using Chromecast.
"Thanks for your post, It really depends on the hardware you are using, especially if the casting is done from the Chrome Browser on the laptop. I personally have experienced some glitching on my computer if I cast, however bear in mind that my…"
Jun 4
Martyn Howells posted a discussion

On Demand using Chromecast.

I don't have a smart tv so I watch on demand using my laptop via GoogleChrome and Chromecasting to my tv. There is a noticeable difference between the technical quality of Freeview Ondemand and the on demand tv I watch from BBC and other UK tv sources (I use a VPN for these). The NZ streams are glitchy, sound stutters and picture sometimes freezes whereas the UK material usually plays smoothly.I would be interested to hear if other forum members have the same experience or are you all using…See More
Jun 4
Trisquel Whare replied to Martyn Howells's discussion Searching for what's available.
"Trying to find particular content on OnDemand is not easy, even with the full interface afforded by a set-top box or smart TV. See my discussion here about the "More Like This" feature and genres. If you already know the name of a…"
Mar 6
Martyn Howells posted a discussion

Searching for what's available.

Hi I watch On Demand via my laptop and Chromecast. What is the easiest way to search for programmes given that I'm not using the app. or a smart tv.?Tia   MartynSee More
Feb 14

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